BMW 5 Series: Ignition on - Start/Stop button - Driving - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Ignition on

Automatic transmission: press the Start/Stop button, and do not press on the brake pedal at the same time.

Manual-shift transmission: press the Start/Stop button, and do not press on the clutch pedal at the same time.

All vehicle systems are ready for operation.

Most of the indicator and warning lamps in the instrument cluster light up for varying lengths of time.

To save battery power when the engine is off, switch off the ignition and any unnecessary electronic systems/power consumers.

The ignition switches off automatically:

▷ When the vehicle is locked, if the low beams are switched on.
▷ Shortly before the battery is discharged completely, so that the engine can still be started.
▷ If the engine is switched off and the ignition is switched on, the system automatically switches to the radio ready state when the door is opened if the lights are switched off or the daytime running lights are switched on.

    The concept
    Pressing the Start/Stop button switches the ignition on or off and starts the engine. Automatic transmission: the engine starts if the brake is depressed when the Start/Stop button is presse ...

    Ignition off
    Automatic transmission: press the Start/Stop button again, and do not press on the brake pedal at the same time. Manual-shift transmission: press the Start/Stop button again, and do not press o ...

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